Flu season is well under way, bringing with it the decision whether or not to have the medically advised flu shot.
There is a campaign urging people, especially children and the elderly to have this shot, but what is actually in it?
The leaflet given with the jab does not include a full list of ingredients or side effects. The sheet given to patients cites ‘headache’ as the worst side effect, but in the 4 pull-out leaflet, there are several other side effects mentioned that are life threatening.
What Exactly is in Flu Vaccines?
Octylphenol ethoxylate (Triton X-100):
Used by companies for “wetting, detergency, superior hard surface, metal cleaning and excellent emulsification” in paints, coatings, oilfield chemicals, textiles, and industrial cleaners. Studies have shown it may be detrimental to the reproductive system.
Contains Mercury and is a know neurotoxin; it can cause nerve damage, and FDA knows of numerous cases of mercury poisoning caused by thimerosal.
Other ingredients in Fluzone are: sodium phosphate-buffered isotonic sodium chloride solution and gelatin
Other flu shots are made from different potentially toxic ingredients:
Monobasic sodium phosphate (MSP):
Known to cause acute phosphate nephropathy, and permanent impairment of renal functions. It has also caused seizures, and cardiac arrhythmias.
Dibasic sodium phosphate and monobasic potassium phosphate:
Phosphates are often used in food as preservatives, acidifying, and emulsifying agents. Has been linked to cardiovascular problems.
Known to cause digestive problems and vomiting, but in severe cases it can lead to severe allergic reactions, chest pains, irregular heartbeat, confusion, and paralysis.
May lead to cardiovascular issues.
Have been associated to promote tumor growth, especially in pancreas, colon, and throat, studies show.
In rare cases has been linked to drowsiness, loss of hearing, difficulty breathing, rash, and weakness.
Is an antibiotic, whose side effects include neurotoxic and nephrotoxic reactions: rising blood levels, dizziness, apnea, fever, and headache.
A heavy metal responsible for poisoning, and damage to many organs leading to severe illnesses, including severe insomnia, and neurological disorders.
A carcinogen and a possible toxin to liver, skin, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract.